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Incentive Programs

Agronomy Incentive Program & Livestock Incentive Program

Richland County 4-H offers two different incentive programs to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to different areas of livestock & agronomy. The programs are:

Agronomy Incentive Program

Livestock Incentive Program

Click here for a paper copy of information regarding these programs.Contact the Extension Office if you would like to enroll in either or both of these programs.

 

Richland County 4-H also offers an event incentive for participation and observation of 4-H Events:

4-H Event Incentive

This will continue again this year for Communication Arts, Consumer Decision Making, Project Expo and Clothing Revue. The prizes will be $40 - 1st prize; $30 - 2nd prize; $20 - 3rd prize and $10 - 4th prize. The rules are:

  1. Participation - 3 tickets per event
  2. Observation – 1 ticket per event (Can only observe 1 year) This is to promote participation.
  3. Drawing will be held at the Awards Program.

 

AGRONOMY INCENTIVE PROGRAM


2011 Corn

2020-2021 Corn

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Agronomy Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the different crops raised in Richland County, how they are produced and how they are used in food/feed products. Each year a specific crop will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual agronomy project featured that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $50 cash.

2020-2021 - Corn
2021-2022 - Soybeans
2022-2023 - Sugar Beets

2023-2024 - Sunflowers

2024-2025 - Wheat

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attend one county informational event focused on agronomy.
    Examples: Yearly NDSU campus trip, crop clinic, or Ag Day Camp
  • Complete an agronomy project focused on the featured crop at 4-H Achievement Days.
    Examples: Exhibit featured crop in ND Crops, or poster or display in Environment, Careers, etc.

 *If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements

 

LIVESTOCK INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Chicken

2020-2021 - Poultry

The purpose of the Richland County 4-H Livestock Incentive Program is to introduce 4-H members/Cloverbuds to the selection, proper care, and showing of different livestock species. Each year a specific livestock species will be highlighted.

Members must be enrolled in the individual livestock project featured in that year. Upon successful completion of the program requirements and the five-year rotation, the 4-H Council will present the 4-H member with a one-time award of $250 cash.

2020-2021 - Poultry
2021-2022 - Sheep/Goats
2022-2023 - Beef

2023-2024 - Swine

2024-2025 - Rabbit

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attend two county informational events focused on livestock
    Examples: Yearly NDSU campus trip and showmanship clinic
  • Complete featured livestock project at 4-H Achievement Days. If you are unable to show an animal you can complete a static exhibit on that featured livestock species BUT a member must show an animal two out of the five years in the rotation, at a minimum.                          
    Example: showing animal of the year at livestock show or completing a static exhibit in Animal and Veterinary Science project

*If unable to fulfill requirements, please see Extension Staff to determine alternative options for yearly requirements.

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